EDEN — A stretch of multi-use trail connecting Wolf Creek to Eden is under construction and expected to be completed by spring. But to accomplish that feat, a two-hour road closure is scheduled this Friday.
OGDEN — Amid fiery talk about military preparedness, President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act at the White House Tuesday. And Northern Utah residents can breathe a sigh of relief knowing the provision that could have forced the Ogden Nature Center to relocate was yanked from the final legislation.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Last week’s town hall meeting at Bonneville High School focused on the ills of marijuana, presenting data primarily from a law enforcement perspective. And some of the information shared seemed to merit closer scrutiny.
SPRINGVILLE — Former Utah Congressman Chris Cannon has launched a new company for the purpose of conducting cannabidiol studies, the first which will focus on Utah participants wrestling with pain, anxiety or sleep issues.
This year’s abbreviated open-enrollment period for individual health insurance coverage — Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 — has started winding down. But there is still time to explore plans and sign up for an option that might help 2018 run more smoothly.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — The divide between law enforcement and medical cannabis proponents appeared to be deep and wide Wednesday night during a town hall meeting held at Bonneville High School.
KAYSVILLE — Kaysville resident Lora Romney is among a growing number of people seeking viable alternatives to opioids to treat chronic pain. Earlier this year she discovered kratom, a ground-up botanical grown primarily in Southeast Asia.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated with more information from Thursday’s press conference and will continue to be updated through the day.
OGDEN — In light of the nation’s raging opioid epidemic, Weber County officials approved taking legal action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors of the highly addictive drugs.
A quick internet search yields scores of websites touting cannabidiol or CBD oil as an aid to relieve pain and anxiety, minimize epileptic seizures, protect brain neurons, halt cancer growth, treat acne and more. But reaping benefits can still be prosecuted as a crime, even when Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC — marijuana’s psychoactive component — is absent.